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Custom highlight search in Angular AutoComplete component

The AutoComplete has built-in support to highlight the searched characters on suggested list items when enabled the highlight property.

In the below sample, to customize the matched character in suggestion list by e-highlight class.

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app.component.ts
app.module.ts
main.ts
import { Component } from '@angular/core';

@Component({
    selector: 'app-root',
    // specifies the template string for the AutoComplete component
    template: `<ejs-autocomplete id='atcelement' [dataSource]='searchData' [fields]='fields' [placeholder]='text' [highlight]='highlight'></ejs-autocomplete>`
})

export class AppComponent {
    constructor() {
    }
    // defined the array of data
    public searchData: { [key: string]: Object }[] = [
    { Name: 'Australia', Code: 'AU' },
    { Name: 'Bermuda', Code: 'BM' },
    { Name: 'Canada', Code: 'CA' },
    { Name: 'Cameroon', Code: 'CM' },
    { Name: 'Denmark', Code: 'DK' },
    { Name: 'France', Code: 'FR' },
    { Name: 'Finland', Code: 'FI' },
    { Name: 'Germany', Code: 'DE' },
    { Name: 'Greenland', Code: 'GL' },
    { Name: 'Hong Kong', Code: 'HK' },
    { Name: 'India', Code: 'IN' },
    { Name: 'Italy', Code: 'IT' },
    { Name: 'Japan', Code: 'JP' },
    { Name: 'Mexico', Code: 'MX' },
    { Name: 'Norway', Code: 'NO' },
    { Name: 'Poland', Code: 'PL' },
    { Name: 'Switzerland', Code: 'CH' },
    { Name: 'United Kingdom', Code: 'GB' },
    { Name: 'United States', Code: 'US' }];
    // maps the appropriate column to fields property
    public fields: Object = { value: "Name" };
    // set the placeholder to the AutoComplete input
    public text: string = "Find a country";
    //enable the highlight property to highlight the matched character in suggestion list
    public highlight: Boolean = true;
}
import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { FormsModule } from '@angular/forms';
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
import { AutoCompleteModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-dropdowns';
/**
 * Module
 */
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        BrowserModule,FormsModule, AutoCompleteModule
    ],
    declarations: [AppComponent],
    bootstrap: [AppComponent]
})
export class AppModule { }
import { platformBrowserDynamic } from '@angular/platform-browser-dynamic';
import { enableProdMode } from '@angular/core';
import { AppModule } from './app.module';

enableProdMode();
platformBrowserDynamic().bootstrapModule(AppModule);